Public Safety Committee

Conn. Lawmakers Push To Increase Legal Age To Operate Boat Following Greenwich TragedyThe recent Greenwich boating tragedy has lawmakers in Connecticut wondering if the legal age for driving a powerboat should be raised.
City Council Considers Bill Punishing Buyers Of Counterfeit GoodsIf a proposed bill passes the City Council, customers caught buying these items could be punished with a fine of up to $1,000, or even prison time.
City Council Holds Hearing To Address Prescription Drug Abuse EpidemicWitnesses testified that prescription painkiller abuse has become a major multimillion dollar drug epidemic in the city.
Nassau County Residents Voice Displeasure About Plan To Close 4 Police Precincts The First Precinct in Baldwin, Fifth Precinct in Elmont, Sixth Precinct in Manhasset and Eighth Precinct in Levittown will become community policing centers with fewer officers under the plan.